My guest today is Swedish-speaking Finnish chef Christian Tikkanen, the founder and secretary of Finlands Svenska Måltidsakademi aka Finlands Swedish Food Academy.
My guest on the podcast today is Jenni Lares, a historian currently based at Tampere University. Jenni and I talked about the history and meaning of drinking in Finland in the 17th century, which was her doctoral research topic.
Whenever I feel sick or depressed, all I want to eat is soup. When I got (a mild) covid two weeks ago, I wanted to eat soup too. And this was one of the two soups that I ate (the other was “ezogelin” soup).
If you’ve ever seen at least one episode of Bob Ross’ “Joy of Painting”, you know how beloved Bob Ross is. I absolutely loved watching his program, and he was so calm and lovely. And so last week, I decided to have my own Bob Ross moment with a bunch of vegetables.
This type of bread, or more like savoury cake, is something I like making a lot, and there are many recipes on the blog. This one is different from the others because this is a gluten-free version!
I’ll start by saying I don’t really like tofu, and I tolerate it when it comes inside my plate, and I neither like its spongy texture nor taste. However, I know that it has a lot of health benefits and it’s full of protein, so here I am, trying my best to use it in my everyday diet.